Guinea to hold local elections in February 2017 - opposition

2016-10-07 16:00

Guinea will hold its first local elections in 12 years in February 2017, an opposition spokesperson says, following prolonged talks with the ruling party over the timetable for a vote already postponed several times.

Guinea president names new prime minister

2015-12-27 19:12

Guinea's president has appointed mining executive Mamady Youla as the West African country's new prime minister.

Guinea leader Conde urged to get consensus

2015-11-02 21:07

Guinea's President Alpha Conde, who was re-elected in a controversial landslide vote last month, has been urged by the UN's special regional envoy to form a 'wide consensus' government.

Guinea's Conde re-elected, rivals label poll 'illegal'

2015-10-17 18:04

Guinea's Alpha Conde has won re-election in the first round of presidential elections, according to provisional results that his main rival have refused to recognise, labelling the poll "illegal".

Guinea’s Conde on course for first-round win in disputed vote

2015-10-16 08:22

Guinean leader Alpha Conde is on track to win re-election in the first round of the country's contested presidential election, partial results show, as his main rival says he is pulling out of the poll "farce".

Guinea opposition leaders want election scrapped

2015-10-13 08:47

All seven opposition leaders who contested Guinea’s presidential election against incumbent Alpha Conde say the result should be annulled because of fraud.

Guinea opposition vow to dispute vote outcome

2015-10-12 07:28

Guineans have flocked to the polls to choose their president, shrugging off deadly pre-election violence though the opposition vowed to dispute the outcome.

Guinea's Conde drops final campaign rally

2015-10-09 21:42

Guinea President Alpha Conde's last campaign rally ahead of the election has been cancelled due to security concerns.

Deadly clashes in Guinea ahead of presidential vote

2015-10-05 09:04

Clashes between supporters of Guinea’s ruling party and opposition activists have left at least one dead and more than 80 wounded, a charity says, as tension mounts ahead of next week’s presidential election.

Guinea political parties reach election deal

2015-08-21 14:48

Guinea’s ruling party and the opposition have sealed a hard-won deal on the organisation of October elections, breaking a deadlock which led to deadly violence earlier this year.


Guinea president, opposition meet after anti-govt protests

2016-09-02 16:45

Guinea’s president Alpha Conde and opposition leader Cellou Diallo have met for talks, two weeks after violent protests over alleged government corruption swept the capital.

Guinea president sacks minister, officials over violence

2015-11-20 09:37

Guinean President Alpha Conde has sacked his interior minister and two other government officials for "gross misconduct", for their handling of deadly violence that broke out at a religious gathering last weekend.

AI: 13 killed in violence linked to Guinea election

2015-10-23 07:57

At least 13 people were killed in a week of violence in Guinea before and after its contested presidential election, with the security forces responsible for the deaths of unarmed civilians, Amnesty international says.

Guinea's partial results show Conde ahead 60% in vote

2015-10-16 17:22

Guinea’s electoral commission says President Alpha Conde is leading in partial votes counted from Sunday’s election.

Guinea's opposition leader Diallo exits poll

2015-10-14 22:29

Guinea's main opposition leader Celloun Dalein Diallo has withdrawn from the presidential election, citing fraud.

Fraud widespread in vote, Guinea opposition alleges

2015-10-12 11:49

Guinea’s main opposition party says fraud was widespread in the country’s presidential vote that saw millions head to polls over the weekend.

Guinea on knife-edge after deadly clashes ahead of presidential poll

2015-10-10 11:23

Guinea is on a knife-edge on the eve of a presidential election, after clashes between supporters of incumbent leader Alpha Conde and his main rival left seven people dead,.

Guinea leader Conde vows to press ahead with polls

2015-10-09 09:49

Guinea’s president has vowed to press ahead with Sunday’s election, dismissing opposition calls for a delay as clashes broke out in the capital ahead of the hotly contested vote.

Violence breaks out ahead of Guinea election

2015-09-21 19:02

Several people have been injured as supporters of rival political factions clashed in northern Guinea, after tension mounted in the race to elect a new president.

Guinea ready to join regional fight

2015-08-05 21:37

Guinean President Alpha Conde says the country is ready to help in the regional fight against Islamist militants from Boko Haram.

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